Counselor I or Counselor II - Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Dec 29, 2023
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Counselor I or Counselor II - Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202300351

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility


Position Summary
Counselor I or Counselor II
Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility
Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and group counseling, both in-person and via Telehealth options
  • Provide on-call duties for walk-in emergency services
  • Complete and maintain documentation (including intakes and treatment plans) in a timely and accurate manner
  • Develop and present educational outreach programs for students, faculty, and staff on psycho-educational topics
  • Provide consultation services for Southeast campus community
  • Participate and serve as a “Crisis Coordinator on Call” for the University's Crisis Response Team
  • Participate in University retention efforts including Orientation programs, Opening Week activities, and other outreach events
  • Attend weekly clinical staff meetings and scheduled work retreats

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work
  • Counselor I: Eligibility for Licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor or Clinical Social Worker or in the state of Missouri
  • Counselor II: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri; and eligibility to provide clinical supervision for graduate practicum and internship students
  • Demonstrated ability/experience working with technology needed to provide telehealth services and develop outreach programs that can be delivered both in-person and in online formats
  • Demonstrated outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated clinical experience with two or more college mental health issues including eating disorders, developmental/adjustment issues, sexual violence, substance use, anxiety, depression, or sexual orientation
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and evidence of a team orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and elicit creative problems solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential records, adherence to ethical standards, and produce written reports in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work nights/weekends
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service

Required Information & Deadline
Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by October 19, 2023. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Complete the online application by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page. You will need to submit the following in order for your application materials to be complete.

  • Letter of interest addressing all position qualifications
  • Current resume
  • Names and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date

Additional Information
About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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